Wednesday, September 09, 2009  

I'd Like A Sick Day, Please!

It has been SO much fun chez-Musings these last few days thanks to our lovely little germ factory Baby A. She got a cold on Friday night, so between the sleep-deprivation and the constant germ warfare campaign, she succeeded in getting S and me sick by Monday. WHEEEEE!

But there has been knitting. Mostly finishing, as I want to finally clear the decks and get out from under some long-unfinished projects.

So first, I finished Dad's 2009 Vest. It still needs a blocking, but all knitting and finishing is done!

I also finally finished sewing up my long-neglected Union Square Market Pullover. I was really close to finishing it 2 years ago, but then it started getting warm and I knew I wouldn't be wearing a cashmere sweater in the spring. Then last year I was pregnant, so knew I wouldn't fit into anything I had knit. My hope is that I can finally wear it this winter!

The yarn is recycled cashmere that I dyed brown and lime green. I haven't decided what to do with the neckline yet - maybe I'll just leave it loose!

And finally, I'm finishing Wild Apple. I'm mostly finished with the knitting - I have to decide what to do with the cuffs and the hemline, so I'm sewing it up for a try-on and I'll make my decision then. I'm leaning towards hems rather than ribbing, but I'm not sure. I might do a small colorwork motif on the wrists.

And on deck? A plain, raglan pullover in stockinette out of yarn I thought I wanted to give away. Nope, I can't explain it either!

And Baby A? She's now mobile (when she wants to be). She still prefers standing to crawling, so may not ever be a very accomplished crawler. But she doesn't stay where you put her anymore, leading to fun times with drawers...

... and a lot more exercise for poor Abby.

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